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Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 526635
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Ophthalmology, School of Clinical Medicine (22300)
Categories: Research Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Ophthalmology, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 526635) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis or one-year temporary basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in Biomedical Sciences or a related discipline.  Those with experience in animal experiments, basic molecular biology, and cell culture techniques (e.g. mouse handling, tissue dissection/processing/sectioning, immunohistochemical staining, RNA/DNA extraction/processing, qPCR, protein extraction, western blots, confocal/fluorescent microscopy, and cell culture works) would have an advantage.  They should have a strong sense of responsibility; good interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills; as well as the ability to multi-task and work independently and collaboratively as a team.

The appointee will be involved in research projects related to the development of novel pharmacological treatments for ocular diseases and investigations in neuroregeneration and neuroprotection.  He/She is expected to be committed to the project schedules and assist with laboratory routines. 

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  The appointment on fixed-term basis will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of the basic salary.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on May 13, 2024 and continue until July 5, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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